Author: Victoria Thompson

Meet the Chaplain: Carson Jump of Hohenfels

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — With nine years of experience in U.S. Army chaplaincy, Chaplain Carson Jump is a family man serving the Lord alongside his wife and their five children.   With the help of his family and an amazing group of volunteers, Chaplain Jump leads the Hohenfels Youth of…

May 16th, 2017 News

USAG Bavaria volunteers awarded Red Cross Volunteer of the Quarter

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The mission of the American Red Cross is to prevent and alleviate human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.​   The Red Cross Office at Vilseck has a record for empowering strong volunteers to do…

April 9th, 2017 News

OPINION: Jobs, volunteer work, my saving grace as a military wife

  When we landed in Germany, the air was cold and snow was falling softly to the ground, painting a beautiful winter wonderland.   Like most, we were placed in a hotel and given a few weeks to find somewhere to live. Not knowing anyone and having to find a…

February 16th, 2017 Health & Lifestyle

Meet the Chaplain: Maj. Kevin Hovan

  Chaplains provide support to service members and military families and ensure religious rights are observed in the Army community. They perform many duties, from conducting religious services and leading marriage retreats to deploying in combat zones with infantry units. They work to make the Army stronger by helping to…

February 14th, 2017 Questions